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Late 2023 Completion Still Expected

But Winter Weather Has Slowed New Hospital Construction 7-10 Days

Kimball Health Services still expects its new $43.5 million hospital to be completed in late 2023, but this winter's severe weather has slowed construction work that's now past the halfway point, KHS told the Observer.

"Due to extreme cold and snow, construction crews were unable to work for seven to 10 days in the last few months, said Troy Kurz, KHS facilities director and project manager.

The new structure fills much of the city block that was home to West Elementary School for so many years.

"Approximately halfway through our projected construction schedule, Haselden Construction and their...

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